Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series Round 7 – Zwartkops Raceway – 2019-09-07

A chilly spring morning gradually warmed up with some top-class racing in a full and varied Inland and Historic Championship programme at Zwartkops on Saturday, September 7. This also saw the seventh round of the 2019 Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series play out with a host of battles throughout the five classes. The morning’s Qualifying session saw Zimbabwean Darren Winterboer (Barons Motor Spares BMW E92 M3) take pole position ahead of Rick Loureiro (Combined Racing BMW F30 335i). Stefano Martinelli…

Spectacular varied racing programme wows Zwartkops Crowd

Despite chilly morning weather, a large crowd turned up at the Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria on Saturday, to be entertained by a wide variety of historic and contemporary car racing. Topping the programme were two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloon Cars. Their opening race was spectacularly close, with Jonathan du Toit (TAR Chevy Nova) eventually finishing three hundreths of a second ahead of Hennie Groenewald (TAR Mercury Comet), with Jeffrey Kruger (TAR Chevelle) third, another four tenths of a…

Varied, spectacular racing action awaits at Zwartkops

The Zwartkops Raceway near Pretoria will offer patrons a wide, varied and spectacular motorsport mix this Saturday, with the best Historic and Inland four-wheel racing categories joining forces. No fewer than 23 races will accommodate 12 separate competition disciplines on the day. Heading up the historical side of the programme will be two races for SKF Pre-1966 Legend Saloons and Sports Cars. The Legend V8 class will be led by Lee Thompson (Chev Chevelle), Hennie Groenewald (SP Mercury Comet), Jonathan…

Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series Round 7 – Zwartkops Raceway – 2019-09-07

T his coming weekend, the 7th of September, will see the popular Bridgestone BMW Club Racing Series make their second appearance at the popular Zwartkops Raceway as part of the Inland and Historic Championship event. With no less than 21 races from other race categories on the day it is expected that this Beemer series will attract the most attention with their hard but fair two racing heats in this bumper packed programme. Heading up the Class A battle will…

Drivetrain disasters for Monitor Net at Zwartkops Raceway

It was a second consecutive weekend of frustration for Monitor Net’s Deon Holliday Jnr at Zwartkops Raceway on August 16-17. The reigning MotorMart VW Challenge Class B title holder’s strong efforts amounted to nothing due to drivetrain failures in Round 6 of the season. Friday’s practice sessions saw Holliday Jnr setting competitive times in his Volkswagen Polo. He had every reason to be confident ahead of Saturday, however this turned into a day that he would rather want to forget.…